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Gampola remand prison closes doors

Gampola remand prison closes doors

The Gampola remand prison will be closed from tomorrow (April 24) said Commissioner General of Prisons.
BBS surrounds Bathiudeen’s Ministry

BBS surrounds Bathiudeen’s Ministry

A tense situation prevailed when members of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) surrounded Minister Rishad Bathiudeen’s Ministry building in Kollupitiya claiming...
First Australian vessel to arrive tomorrow

First Australian vessel to arrive tomorrow

First Bay Class patrol vessel given to Sri Lankan Navy by the Australian government will arrive in Sri Lanka on April 24. The Australian government gave...
My testimony has been changed - Witness to Khurram Sheikh murder

My testimony has been changed - Witness to Khurram Sheikh murder

Tangalle police have changed the testament she gave said RD Tharanga Peiris, manager of The Nature hotel, Tangalle and a witness to Khurram Sheikh murder....
Van used by LTTE revivalists found in Jaffna

Van used by LTTE revivalists found in Jaffna

A van used by Thevian, who was shot dead by security forces and was one of the main suspects in a bid to revive the LTTE, was found in Nallur by officers...
Girl with Buddha tattoo deported

Girl with Buddha tattoo deported

Negombo court deported a British woman, who was arrested by Katunayake police for sporting a tattoo of a Buddha sitting on a lotus flower on her right...
Dengue eradication starts in Hanwella schools

Dengue eradication starts in Hanwella schools

Dengue eradication commenced in five schools in Hanwella which were closed yesterday (April 21) due to the mosquito threat. The schools were closed yesterday,...
Ministry of education to take action on some private schools

Ministry of education to take action on some private schools

The Ministry of Education has decided to take action against several private schools who did not commence the second term yesterday (April 21) as scheduled...
Disciplinary inquiry against Sanga and Mahela

Disciplinary inquiry against Sanga and Mahela

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to conduct an inquiry on the criticisms made by Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardane after returning to Sri Lanka...
Act with patience during these turbulent times - All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama

Act with patience during these turbulent times - All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama

All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) has requested all Muslims in Sri Lanka to act with patience in these terbulant times. ACJU will meet the prelates of...
Ranbir coaxes Anurag to lose weight

Ranbir coaxes Anurag to lose weight

Anurag Kashyap has lost oodles of weight and Ranbir Kapoor can easily take the credit for it. An insider tells us that during the Sri Lankan schedule of...
South Africa to follow India and Norway in Sri Lanka

South Africa to follow India and Norway in Sri Lanka

South Africa may mediate in Sri Lanka’s reconciliation process, making it the third country after India and Norway to negotiate in the process.South African...
Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning...
Indian Supreme Court  squashes plea alleging Indain Army’s role in Sri Lanka

Indian Supreme Court squashes plea alleging Indain Army’s role in Sri Lanka

The Supreme Court, while expressing concern over ethnic killings in Sri Lanka, has declined to entertain a petition for a Special Investigation Team probe...
Sinhala Awrudu in Los Angeles

Sinhala Awrudu in Los Angeles

Sinhala and Tamil New Year's celebration was held on April 12, in Los Angeles. The event was organized by the Sri Lankan American Association of Southern...
57 accidents on Avurudu day - 8 dead

57 accidents on Avurudu day - 8 dead

57 motor accidents have occurred on Avurudu day (April 14) and 8 persons have died due to them said police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana. Meanwhile there...
149 drunk drivers arrested on Avurudu day

149 drunk drivers arrested on Avurudu day

Police have arrested 149 drunk drivers on Avurudu day (April 15) alone said police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana. 76 motorcyclists, 61 three-wheeler drivers...
Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed

Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station...



Cricketing heroes in parliament

Sri Lanka Cricket team, who won the 2014 T20 world cup in Bangladesh, arrived in parliament yesterday (April 09) where they were welcomed by all MPs. The Speaker gave all team embers mementos and the team had tea with party leaders. Pix - Krishna Lasintha Read more...

Namal continues to support upcoming politicians

United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Namal Rajapaksa attended an election meeting held to support UPFA candidate Malsha Kumaratunga. Rajapaksa attended a large number of rallies to support UPFA candidates.  Read more...

Sanjeewa Kaviratne's funeral today


United National Party (UNP) Central Provincial Councilor Sanjeewa Kaviratne's funeral will held today (March 19) at Rattota public grounds, Matale. Kaviratne was 44 when he passed away. Sanjeewa Kaviratne's funeral Read more...

Afgan President arrives


The President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai arrived in Sri Lanka today (March 5,) at the invitation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The visit which was scheduled to take place last month was postponed after a large number og Afgan soldiers were killed in action. 

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Lini Chameli – A rising star

Lini Chameli – A rising star

Upcoming model Lini Chameli is Sri Lanka News's Cover Girl this week. Chameli who began her modeling...


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Cricket PNG praises growing relationship with Sri Lanka

Cricket PNG praises growing relationship with Sri Lanka

Papua New Guinea cricket coach Rarua Dikana says their partnership with Sri Lanka continues to evolve...
Mahela's claims are unsubstantiated  - Cricket Board strikes back

Mahela's claims are unsubstantiated - Cricket Board strikes back

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) today (April 09)  replied the allegations leveled against its Secretary and CEO...
Stones pelted at Yuvraj Singh's home

Stones pelted at Yuvraj Singh's home

After India suffered a massive defeat in the ICC T20 finals, Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh's house was...
Sri Lankan team has a million reasons to win ICC T20 cup

Sri Lankan team has a million reasons to win ICC T20 cup

Sri Lankan Cricket team will be given a million dollar bonus if they win the World Twenty20 cup, Sri...
Almighty wants Sangakkara, Mahela to win a World Cup, says Sammy

Almighty wants Sangakkara, Mahela to win a World Cup, says Sammy

Even the gods want Sri Lanka to win the Twenty20 World Cup… There were the words of the West Indies captain...

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Namal goes fishing

Namal goes fishing

MP Namal Rajapaksa's birthday was on April 10. He was in Carlton house where a pirith ceremony was also held to mark his birthday. A large number of young MPs were with him for the birthday celebrations....
 Nadisha to spend Rs 40 million for electioneering

Nadisha to spend Rs 40 million for electioneering

Nadisha Hemamali, an actress who is to contest the coming southern provincial council elections from the United National Party (UNP,) is to spend Rs 40 million on her election campaign. Political sources...

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Agrahara Medical Insurance benefit from Lanka Hospitals

Agrahara Medical Insurance benefit from Lanka Hospitals

The National Insurance Trust Fund (NITF) which provides insurance coverage for over 1.2 million government beneficiaries...
Odiliya Luxury Residencies soon a reality at Malambe and Ja Ela

Odiliya Luxury Residencies soon a reality at Malambe and Ja Ela

Everybody’s dream is to own a dream house with heavenly comfort, peace in mind and luxury surroundings. Odiliya Homes and...
HOLCIM SANSTHA BRAND WINS AT THE SLIM NIELSEN PEOPLE’S AWARDS 2014

HOLCIM SANSTHA BRAND WINS AT THE SLIM NIELSEN PEOPLE’S AWARDS 2014

27th February 2014, Colombo: Holcim Lanka, the leading construction solutions provider has been awarded “Housing and Construction...

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